December 17, 2020
Approved the re-appointment of Kenneth Duke to a second term on the AEP Evaluation Committee for a period of January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2024.
Approved the motion to waive Section 5.E.8.f of the Board Policy Manual specifically for the 2021 Member Council election for the purpose of extending the 2021 election period.
November 13, 2020
Strategic Plan Discussion
Chair Taylor Adams, commissioned the following three task forces to assess various sections of the NIGP strategic plan: NIGP Relationship with Academia as a vehicle for addressing advocacy; Education initiatives as described in the strategic plan; and Relationship management between NIGP and its chapter affiliates and their members. Taylor Adams and Rick Grimm will discuss the justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) piece and report to the Board on the December call.
October 15, 2020
Approved the revisions to Section 7.D, E, F, H, P, and Q of the NIGP Board Policy manual pertaining to the NIGP Certification Commission.
Approved the motion to extend the term of Tara Acton as Chair of the NIGP Member Council from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2022.
September 17, 2020
NIGP staff provided the Board with a brief update on the first-ever NIGP virtual Forum. NIGP exceeded its goals in paid registrants and sponsorships. A survey has been distributed to all Forum registrants and exhibitors. The preliminary data from the surveys is positive, showing that most registrants were very pleased with their virtual Forum experience.
July 16, 2020
Approved the re-appointments of Jack Pellegrino, Mohamad Alkadry, Stacy Gregg, Barbara Johnaon, and Etta Henry to the NIGP Certification Commission for the term of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023.
June 18, 2020
Approved the NIGP FY21 Operating and Capital budgets as recommended by the NIGP Finance Council, and further approved the allocation of $215,042 from the unallocated balances of FY12, FY17, FY18 and FY19 for the establishment of a Certification Fund.
May 21, 2020
Approved the motion to cancel the in-person NIGP Forum and Products Exposition slated for Chicago, IL on August 23-26, 2020 and replace the event with a virtual Forum based on the details set forth in the Executive Summary including budget and fees, and to further move to authorize NIGP staff to negotiate terms with appropriate venues necessary to host the 2024 Forum in Chicago, IL.
Approved revisions to section 5.B. of the NIGP Board policy manual to modify the NIGP Member Council responsibilities to more accurately reflect the work of the Council, as requested by the Member Council.
April 16, 2020
Approved the FY19 Independent audit with a change in net assets of $72,277.
Approved the re-appointment of Alex Denis to the Talent Council for another term. Approved the appointment of Jeff De Cagna as a thought leader to the Talent Council for a term through June 30, 2023.
March 19, 2020
Javon Lewis, Chair of the Diversity & Equity Committee, presented the committee's thoughts on the demographic data and their renewed vision and recommendations for the future of this committee.
The Board will schedule an executive session in April to discuss the UPPCC proposed partnership agreement.
February 20, 2020
Approved the following appointments: Cheral Manke to the Governing Board to fill the unexpired term of Miriam Singer. Cheral's appointment caused Tara Acton to ascend to the position of Chair of the Member Council and the newest member of the Governing Board. In addition, the Board appointed Kim Albritton to the Finance Council to fill an unexpired term, the re-appointment of Lisa Cummins to the Finance Council, and Rebecca Kee to the Talent Council (for a term beginning July 1, 2020).
Keith Glatz, Chair of the Mentorship Committee, presented the Mentorship committee's business plan to the Board.
January 23, 2020
Approved the modification to Section 5 of the Board Policy Manual to exempt the Member Council Chair and Chair-Elect from a competitive election.
The Board discussed what NIGP would consider as a recognized professional credential as it relates to eligibility for serving on an NIGP Board or Council. The Board agreed that the Talent Council will create and maintain a list of professional credentials recognized by NIGP, subject to ratification by the Governing Board.